Public Collections

Artstor’s ever-growing public collections offer approximately 1 million freely accessible images, videos, documents, and audio files from library special collections, faculty research, and institutional history materials, as well as hundreds of thousands of open access images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Anyone may view and download these collections at; no subscription or login required.

These public collections are cataloged, managed, and shared by institutions such as Cornell University, Colby College, RISD, and MIT using JSTOR Forum. They are also discoverable alongside the core collections of more than 2.5 million images from leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists available to subscribers to the Artstor Digital Library.